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Shab Row East Street, Frederick, MD 21701 (East Patrick and North East)
+1 240-651-5155
10:30 - 20:30
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Sun 10:30 - 20:30
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Shepherdstown, West Virginia
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277 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Frederick's food scene is nothing short of amazing, not because it's a small city, but because it's home to so many really great restaurants. And Ayse is... oh my, just sensational. My wife and I ordered too much, but you really can't do that here. You can order more than you can finish, and that gives you all the more... More 

Thank LoafJugThouTree
Frederick, Maryland
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Having never done Greek food and tapas only a few times I was looking forward to a new adventure. Well that is exactly what it was, a culinary adventure. Grilled Brussel spouts, flambeed cheese, succulent lamb, and my wife says THE best baclava she has ever had (and trust me she tries it everywhere) if she says its the best... More 

Thank Grizbaer
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Since we have very few ethnic restaurants where we live, other than Italian and Tex-mex, which are everywhere, we wanted to sample some Mediterranean dishes at Ayse (eye-sha). It's quite interesting and also quite pricey. The small plates/tapas were an interesting mix of Greek, Lebanese and Turkish dishes. We had hummus, even though we have that pretty often, Turkish cigars... More 

Thank Donna M
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lucky to catch a beautiful keening and had dinner on the terrace. Many vegetarian options, and the kids were happy!

Thank Janske A
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1,587 reviews
331 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 559 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I called in a to-go order to this restaurant on my way home from seeing some wineries. The first person I spoke to (who answered after one ring) transferred me to the bar where I placed my order. He asked the right questions and though a little confused at one point (I used the name on the menu but he... More 

Thank jehenson81
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1,033 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 582 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Per recommendation of our friend, we had lunch here on 4.7.2017. It is located near historic Frederick. We ordered sampler of dips, sampler of grilled meats, calamari, oyster, saganaki or flaming cheese dish, grilled brussel sprouts, and crab dish. For desserts, we ordered 3 different kinds and shared them among us. Total of these delicious foods, desserts and beverages amounted... More 

Thank LolaGo1
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34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great feast. It was a business meeting for six with many dishes shared. The food was great with many raving about the kabobs. I like the three kabob sampler plate as it was tough to choose. Very nice flavors.

Thank GregM_VA
Poolesville, Maryland
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this place by accident (which is hard to do given the location) when in town hungry and weary from the day. Being Gluten Free makes me less adventurous when trying new places. Was please to find a beautiful building, accommodating menu friendly staff, and an above average atmosphere. Prices were spot on, food was real and cannot say... More 

Thank AverageMarylander
Frederick, Maryland
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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here on a Wednesday for happy hour and was delighted! The drink specials are very reasonable and there was live music and a free HH buffet with pizza,hummus, and veggies. I had the Elysian specialty cocktail (gin, cucumbers ) it was delicious. We also ordered from the happy hour menu, the fried chicken and sprouts were both very good.... More 

Thank Mathew B
Frederick, Maryland
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110 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the pita bread, (freshly baked) with the hummus and olives to moussaka (eggplant boat stuffed with spiced lamb, tomato, feta, bechamel) to stuffed grape leaves to pasa ezmesi (feta with greek yogurt and hot peppers) side for the lahmacun (Turkish Lamb pizza, spiced lamb on flatbread) and topped with an Israeli Pinot Noir perfectly matched with the variety of... More 

Thank Smokeynav

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lebanese, Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Greek, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shab Row East Street, Frederick, MD 21701
    (East Patrick and North East)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Frederick
  • Phone Number: +1 240-651-5155

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?